The CW Summer 2017, Comedy, Magic and Treasure Hunters

Summer premieres, Hooten & The Lady and the return of  Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Penn & Teller, starting May 29th, 2017

By Gabrielle Pantera

HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2017/5/29 – The CW comes with a summer full of surprises, first they have the return of the comedic reality show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, brand new episodes of Masters of Illusion, a completely new season of the magical duo Penn & Teller: Fool Us and the new adventure series: Hooten & The Lady.

All times ET.

Monday, May 29th, 2017

9:00-9:30pm Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Season Premiere)

features host Aisha Tyler and cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie.  Along with a special guest comedian in each episode, the cast members must put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improvisation games. Is executive produced by Dan Patterson, Mark Leveson, Jimmy Mulville, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie. Created by Dan Patterson and Mark Leveson, WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? is from Angst Productions and Hat Trick Productions.

9:30-10:00pm Whose Line Is It Anyway (Encore)

Friday, June 30th, 2017

8:00-8:30pm Masters of Illusion (Season Premiere)

This show returns with host Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman) at 8:00p.m. ET and features astonishing feats of magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists and escape artists, and performers in each episode displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines. Is from Associated Television International with executive producers David McKenzie, Gay Blackstone, David Martin and Al Schwartz, along with co-executive producers Justin Pierce and Jim Romanovich.

8:30-9:00pm Masters of Illusion (Original episode)

Friday, July 7th, 2017

8:00-8:30pm Masters of Illusion (Original episode)

8:30-9:00pm Masters of Illusion (Encore episode)

Monday, July 10th, 2017

8:00-9:00pm Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Season Premiere)

The hit magic competition series returns with all new episodes. This a one-hour competition series celebrating magic and featuring the legendary duo Penn & Teller. On each episode, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform with Penn & Teller in their celebrated show at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

9:00-9:30pm Whose Line is it Anyway? (Original Episode)

9:30-10:00pm Whose Line is it Anyway? (Encore)

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

8:00-9:00pm Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Encore)

9:00-10:00pm  Hooten & The Lady NEW (Series Premiere)

This new show tells the story of two globetrotting treasure hunters who set out to recover priceless legendary artifacts. Hooten is a smooth-talking, yet foolhardy, lone wolf, who often finds himself in sticky situations. Lady Alexandra is an aristocrat and British Museum curator who, despite being straight-laced, is eager to follow in the footsteps of history’s great archaeologists and venture to uncharted lands. Hooten & The Lady is produced by Red Planet Pictures and the lead director is Colin Teague. It is executive produced by Tony Jordan and Simon Winstone for Red Planet Pictures and Cameron Roach for Sky, with Caroline Levy as series producer. This nail-biting series follows the escapades of maverick adventurer Hooten, played by Michael Landes (CSI, Love Soup) and fearless historical expert Lady Alexandra, portrayed by Ophelia Lovibond (Elementary, Guardians of the Galaxy).

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